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WHO : Executive Assistant-Finance

Executive Assistant-Finance at World Health Organization (WHO), Bangladesh

World Health Organization (WHO) of United Nations (UN) has published a job circular for the position of Executive Assistant-Finance.

Executive Assistant-Finance  – (2211431)  

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): : Initially one year (may be extendable)

Closing Date

: Dec 23, 2022, 4:59:00 AM

Primary Location



SE_BAN WR Office, Bangladesh



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Objective of the programme

To provide support in strengthening routine immunization, VPDs & AEFI surveillance, new vaccine introduction and COVID-19 vaccination coordinated with government and partners.

Description of duties:

Under the guidance of the WHO Team Lead IVD and the direct supervision of National Professional Officer Immunization the incumbent will have to perform the activities to support EPI Programme as described below:

  • Provide routine financial support to the routine immunization, surveillance and COVID-19 vaccination activities on planning, monitoring, reporting (ad-hoc, monthly and quarterly reporting) and record maintenance.
  • Prepare financial estimates and budgets for routine immunization, surveillance, and COVID-19 activities in line with work plan.
  • Prepare and maintain tool for budget forecast and control.
  • Ensure timely implementation of routine immunization, surveillance and COVID 19 vaccination projects with highest quality.
  • Ensure a regular monitoring of the financial status related to routine immunization, surveillance and COVID-19 vaccination projects.
  • Ensure effective functioning of financial operations and systems in support of the programme and administration.
  • Prepare and maintain dashboard to indicate implementation status, closure of activities, reporting requirements and issues and delays thereof.
  • Work in close collaboration with government and other relevant Implementing Partners to ensure timely and proper implementation and closure of activities as well as submission of financial reports.
  • Follow-up on the submission of Statement of Expenditure/financial reports
  • Verify reports and supporting documents to ensure completeness of transactions in line with WHO policies, rules and regulations
  • Support closure of POs related to routine immunization, surveillance, and COVID-19 vaccination projects
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications:


Essential:  Bachelor’s degree in account management / business administration/ Statistics / Economics or any other relevant field

Desirable: Master’s degree in the relevant field


Essential: At least 3 years of experience in financial management and reporting

Desirable: Previous experience of working with government procedure in financial management


  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Producing Results
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural difference


Good knowledge writing report and in English and Bengali

Duty Station: 


Computer Literacy:

Experience in computer work such as MS Word, MS Excel etc.

Salary & others benefits:

WHO offers locally competitive packages such as:

  • Monthly salary: BDT 72,675.00 (SSA – 5, Step I) (non-negotiable)
  • Insurance, Leave and Holidays as per WHO rules.

Additional Information

  • This Vacancy Notice may be used to fill similar positions at the same level.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test and interviews will be used as a form of screening
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • Any extension of appointment would be subject to programmatic requirements, performance of the incumbent and availability of funds.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Source: WHO Job Circular in Bangladesh

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